NORWICH, CT (WFSB) – A 1-month-old baby died after being attacked by a dog in Norwich on Monday night time.
Police mentioned round 8:30 p.m. officers responded to a house on McKinley Avenue for the report of a dog assault.
When officers arrived, they found that the toddler had been attacked by the family’s dog. They mentioned they tried to avoid wasting the baby, however the youngster succumbed to the accidents and was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
The baby, Carter Settles, was being held on the time when the dog jumped and beginning biting him.
The dog was described as a pit bull combine.
The baby’s mother and paternal grandmother have been on the dwelling on the time of the assault.
Police informed Channel 3 that the family is heartbroken. They have been offering help and counseling to each the family and the officers who responded to the scene.
“They are dealing with something was ripped away from them. As you can imagine any person in that type of environment would be grieving. And confused about the whole thing,” mentioned Norwich Lt. John Perry.
In an replace late Tuesday morning, officers mentioned the daddy of the baby, 32-year-old Timothy Settles, has been named an individual of curiosity in a New London hearth that occurred very early Tuesday morning.
He was not dwelling on the time of the dog assault.
The Norwich Police Department mentioned it’s investigating the assault and the investigation is ongoing.
The dog was taken by animal management and was put beneath quarantine.
Anyone with data is being requested to name police.
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